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2000 TCU Horned Frogs football
WAC co-champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 21
2000 record10–2 (7–1 WAC)
Head coachDennis Franchione (3rd year)
Gary Patterson (interim)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,008)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 TCU §   7 1         10 2  
UTEP §   7 1         8 4  
Fresno State   6 2         7 5  
San Jose State   5 3         7 5  
Tulsa   4 4         5 7  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
Hawaii   2 6         3 9  
SMU   2 6         3 9  
Nevada   1 7         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by head coach Dennis Franchione throughout the regular seasons. Gary Patterson took over as interim head coach in December. TCU played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The Horned Frogs finished the 10–2 and 7–1 in conference play to share the Western Athletic Conference championship with UTEP.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 93:05 p.m.at NevadaNo. 22ESPN+W 41–1019,797
September 1611:00 a.m.Northwestern*No. 21FSNW 41–1430,976
September 236:00 p.m.Arkansas State*No. 19
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 52–332,167
September 3011:00 a.m.at Navy*No. 18FSNW 21–028,477
October 711:00 a.m.HawaiiNo. 14
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FSNSWW 41–2131,896
October 216:00 p.m.at TulsaNo. 10ESPN+W 17–320,034
October 282:00 p.m.RicedaggerNo. 11
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
ESPN+W 37-030,762
November 49:05 p.m.at San Jose StateNo. 9ESPN2L 24–2715,681
November 112:30 p.m.Fresno StateNo. 17
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FSNW 24–729,116
November 182:00 p.m.UTEPNo. 16
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FSNSWW 47–1441,068
November 247:30 p.m.at SMU*No. 13FSNW 62–726,551
December 207:00 p.m.Southern Miss*No. 16ESPN2L 21–2840,300

RosterEdit

2000 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 1 Printers, CaseyCasey Printers So
WR 3 Dunbar, LaTarenceLaTarence Dunbar So
RB 5 Tomlinson, LaDainianLaDainian Tomlinson Sr
WR 13 James, CedricCedric James Sr
TE 19 Schobel, MattMatt Schobel Jr
FB 38 Layne, GeorgeGeorge Layne Jr
T 52 Keathley, MichaelMichael Keathley Sr
WR 81 Harrell, ReggieReggie Harrell Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 14 Schobel, AaronAaron Schobel Sr
S 18 Fuller, CurtisCurtis Fuller Jr
DE 21 Schobel, BoBo Schobel So
CB 30 Springfield, BoBo Springfield So
DB 39 Goss, JasonJason Goss So
DE 94 Pollard, RobertRobert Pollard Fr
DT 95 Worthen, ShawnShawn Worthen Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2000-12-17

Players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
LaDanian Tomlinson Running Back 1 5 San Diego Chargers
Aaron Schobel Defensive End246 Buffalo Bills
George Layne Running Back 4 108 Kansas City Chiefs
Curtis Fuller Defensive Back4 127 Seattle Seahawks
Shawn Worthen Defensive Tackle 4 130 Minnesota Vikings
Cedric James Wide Receiver 4 131 Minnesota Vikings
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Awards and honorsEdit

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